Gerald Finley & Julius Drake at Wigmore Hall

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Gerald Finley bass-baritone

Julius Drake piano

Opening Concert of the 2017/18 Season

Over the past three decades Gerald Finley has risen to the summit of achievement at the world's leading opera houses and concert halls.

The Canadian bass-baritone, a Grammy and three-time Gramophone Award winner, has received universal acclaim for his feeling for words and expressive communication. A regular at Wigmore Hall since the early 1990s, he opens the season with a programme devised to bring out the rich colours and deep humanity of his voice.

He is joined by regular duo partner Julius Drake in a captivating sequence of Schubert songs, and a second half of pieces packed with delightful animal imagery.

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Prometheus D674

Geistes-Gruss D142

Jagers Abendlied D368

Schafers Klagelied D121

Mahomets Gesang (fragment) D721

An Schwager Kronos D369

Im Walde D834

An mein Herz D860

Im Janner 1817 'Tiefes Leid' D876

Uber Wildemann D884

Interval

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Le bestiaire

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Histoires naturelles

Mark-Anthony Turnage (b.1960)

Three Animal Songs

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

The red cockatoo

She's like the swallow

Tit for Tat

Tit for Tat

The Crocodile

Venue Details & Map

Wigmore Hall

Address
Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London
W1U 2BP
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7935 2141

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